01 October 2014

U.S. Navy sailors harbor widespread distrust of senior leadership: Report

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) during a missile firing exercise. (U.S. Navy photo)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) during a missile firing exercise. (U.S. Navy photo)
Navy sailors harbor "widespread mistrust" in the admirals who command them, complaining of poor leadership and a disciplinary environment that tolerates absolutely no mistakes, says a survey of the fleet. The disgruntlement runs deepest in the officer corps, where scores of commanders have been relieved of duty in recent years. "Senior leadership should stop proactively highlighting…

U.S. Navy sailors harbor widespread distrust of senior leadership: report

6 comments:

Well Seasoned Fool said...

The problems may be worse in the Navy, but the other branches are not far behind.

My active duty son in the Army says LGBT issue is vexing to many members. As a Health Care Specialist (Medic), the volume of STDs he sees in growing.

Rev. Paul said...

Why am I not surprised?

Rob said...

I understand what they are saying, but it boils down to the Commander In Chief, and we all know how that one is going.

Rev. Paul said...

True, Rob; it all flows from the top, more's the pity.

GrizAlaska said...

My Father was a WWII submariner. And he must be looking down from heaven and shaking his head in disgust.
I was Army, and I can tell you from friends that haven't retired yet, moral is at the lowest point in history.
My brother is retired chAir Force, and still works on base. (Civil Service)He says that the gay crowd/atheist/special class people. (whatever they call them selves nowadays)
Has everyone walking on "discrimination" egg shells.
I don't like it, and it disgusts me.
But the only thing I can do. Is lift prayers up to our Lord for their salvation, and put it in his hands.

Rev. Paul said...

I concur, sir. May He turn this nation around as quickly as the people turn back to Him!